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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
ox-eye daisy marguerite
big daisy bull daisy dog daisy dun daisy espibawn field daisy herb Margaret horse daisy horse gowan large white gowan love-me love-me-not mathes maudlinwort midsummer daisy moon daisy moon flower moon penny poor-land daisy pretty maids sheriff pink white cap white daisy white goldes white man's weed white ox-eye white weed
Leucanthemum are robust herbaceous perennials with narrowly oblong leaves and daisy-like flower-heads with white rays
L. vulgare is a rhizomatous perennial with dark green spoon-shaped leaves and solitary white, daisy-like flowerheads with yellow disk florets, in late spring and early summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade; plants may need support
Propagate by seed or division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wildflower meadow Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter
Pests Can get aphids
May be subject to a leaf spot
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